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Led by the two pillars of the Democratic Party, Labor and Civil Rights, a coalition of organizations advocating for labor, civil, and human rights as well as peace, social justice, education, the environment as well as other things will rally together on 10.2.10.

10.2.10 March on Washington
Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC
Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 12:00 noon until 4:00 pm

One Nation Working Together

Buses and rideshares to the 10.2.10 Rally:  Find One Here or Here.

War on Error's Daily Kos 10.2.10 Mothership

It's the most wonderful time of the year.  It's campaign season!  Mid-terms are political base elections and that is why the opposition party historically does very well and with high unemployment, the opposition is set to reclaim Congress.  That will be the case in 2010 unless; we organize, mobilize and energize the Democratic base.

October 2nd will be exactly one month until the mid-term elections.  10.2.10 is also Gandhi Day or the International Day of Non-violence

The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. This day is referred to in India as Gandhi Jayanti.

On 15 June 2007 the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish 2 October as the International Day of Non-Violence.  The resolution by the General Assembly asks all members of the UN system to commemorate 2 October in "an appropriate manner and disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness."

Stop the navel-gazing, the teeth-gnashing, the clothes-rending and the pathetic self-pity of doom and gloom and get on a bus.

One Nation Working Together goal and vision from War on Error's excellent diary 10.2.10 March on Washington:  To Do List

Get out the vote.

Imagine all the groups and organizations bringing a cogent message to all of its members, and asking all the members to help GOTV.

Select candidates.  

We don't have to reinvent the present system; however, we all know that we have not had a strong hand in choosing primary candidates.  We can change that.

Fund raising.  

Imagine ONWT (members and affiliated organization), after choosing a primary candidate that we know isn't a party hack, descended from a plutocratic family, and truly will represent US as both Democratic and Republican contenders in an election.  Hey, I am up for this miracle.  It's doable.

Voting on Issues:

Imagine having the ability to truly submit our votes on a proposed piece of legislation on line.  We could put all the partisan pollsters out of business in a flash if our legion is millions of Americans.

Local politics:

Imagine the next time your corrupt local Mayor, etc is up for election having your county/state ONWT team behind a decent candidiate to clean up your city hall.

Citizen journalism:

ONWT teams with a state can use us to ferret out the truth about the corruption we all see around us.  Let your imagination grasp this potential.  Actually, NAACP has this already set up here.


Imagine the power of one central committee calling out to all members and organization when there is a service project needed in an area.


Imagine having an organized effort to organize the people to boycott a company/product/whatever that is mistreating people or doing harm to the public.  We can become the Behavior Modification Squad.

The coalition that made history only two short years ago will once again come together for a single cause.  The cause of progress for a more perfect union.

Here is the DC Beltway narrative for the upcoming midterm elections.

Democrats are entering the fall sprint to the midterm elections lacking a unifying message to address the lackluster economy, scrambling to come up with further job-creating remedies and out of time to show substantial results before voters go to the polls.

This is how you can change that with direct action.  Help contact and get these groups involved with the 10.2.10 March on Washington.

Bold Progressive

Democracy for America

Voto Latino

Vote Vets

Coffee Party


Organizing for America

Netroots Nation

Clear your calendar and find a bus for 10.2.10.

Who is already on-board?


A. Philip Randolph Institute

All Hands on Deck

Amalgamated Local 171 UAW

American Federation of Teachers

American Friends Service Committee

American Rights at Work

Americans for Financial Reform

Black Leadership Forum, Inc.

Black Women’s Roundatable

Black Youth Vote

Brooklyn for Peace

California Black League of Voters

Campaign for America’s Future

Campaign for Community Change

Campaign for Peace and Democracy

Campus Camp Wellstone

Campus Progress

Center for Community and Economic Justice

Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War

Charlie Fink Productions

Chicago Democratic Socialists of America

Chicago Teacher’s Union – AFT Local 1

Cleveland Peace Action

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists

Coalition on Human Needs

Code Pink

Coffee Party Progressives

Color of

Committee of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism

Communications Workers of America

DC Vote


Equality Wisconsin, Inc.

Ex-Offenders Association of PA

Fellowship of Reconcilliation

Fur Cultural Revival (Darfur Community Center)

Generation Change

Generational Alliance

Green For All

Human Rights Campaign

Injured Workers United

Institute for Policy Studies

Institute of Caribbean Studies

International Socialist Organization

Interfaith Worker Justice

International Union of Automobile Workers of America

Jewish Funds for Justice

Jewish Labor Committee

Jobs With Justice

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Left Labor Project

Long Island C.B.T.U.

Maine Green Independent Party

Majority Agenda Project

Maryland and DC AFL-CIO

Midwest Academy

Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout


National Action Network

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Black Law Students Association

National Black Police Association

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

National Congress of Black Women

National Council of La Raza

National Domestic Workers Alliance

National Education Association

National Exhoodus Council

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

National Immigrant Solidarity Network

National Nurses United

National Union of Home and Health Care Employees

National Urban League

New England Region – AFSC

New Haven People’s Center

New Jersey Black Issues Coalition


Pax Christi USA

Peace Action

Peace Action Education Fund

Peace Action Maine

Peace and Freedom Party of California

People’s Organization for Progress



Pride at Work, AFL-CIO

Progressive Democrats of America

Rainbow PUSH Coalition

Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU)

Roosevelt Institute Campus Network

School of the America’s Watch (SoA Watch)


SEIU 1199

SEIU Local 32BJ


Teamster’s Local Union 808

The Gathering For Justice

The Maryland Black Family Alliance

The New Testement Revival Cathedral

The Other 98%

The Power Online

The William Kellibrew Foundation

Tikkun-Network of Spiritual Progressives

Transport Workers Union of America

UAW, International Union

Union of the Unemployed

Unite Here

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union

United Food and Commerical Workers Minority Coalition

United for Justice with Peace

United for Peace and Justice

United Mine Workers of America

United States Students Association

United Steelworkers of America

US Human Rights Network

US Labor Against the War

US Peace Council– Wisconsin


Veterans for Peace

War Resisters League

Ward 7 Business and Professional Association

Washington Peace Center

Welfare Rights Committee

Women’s Action for New Directions

Working America

Young People For

Warning:  There are Republican Sock Puppets actively working to dampen this rally!

Originally posted to aaraujo on Tue Sep 07, 2010 at 06:19 AM PDT.

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